New York Times, Wednesday, June 10, 1998

Author: Nancy S. Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy S. Ross
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JVZ} This is puzzle # 50 for Ms. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Portend : BODE
5. Shopaholic's watchword : SPEND
10. Small denomination : SECT
14. Sorority letters : RHOS
15. Trial's partner : ERROR
16. "Oh, were it not true!" : ALAS
17. Gershwin's "It ___ Necessarily So" : AINT
18. 1911 Stravinsky ballet : PETROUCHKA
20. Flirt : COQUETTE
22. Blacker : INKIER
23. Short-lived Egypt-Syria union: Abbr. : UAR
24. O.E.D. item : DEF
25. Lands on the Persian Gulf : EMIRATES
30. After-exercise refreshers : SAUNAS
34. Having a pallor : WAXY
35. Choir voice : ALTO
37. Batter's woe : SLUMP
38. Roxy Music co-founder : ENO
39. 1841 Adam ballet : GISELLE
41. Chinese "way" : TAO
42. Nostalgic look : RETRO
44. Mozart's "Il mio tesoro," e.g. : ARIA
45. Tart : ACID
46. Unbending : STEELY
48. Chopin specialty : NOCTURNE
50. Keats's "To Autumn," e.g. : ODE
51. Altar in the sky : ARA
52. It's south of the Pyrenees : IBERIA
55. Family reunion activity : BARBECUE
60. 1945 Prokofiev ballet : CINDERELLA
62. Kan. neighbor : OKLA
63. Head start : EDGE
64. Actress Patricia et al. : NEALS
65. Camera part : LENS
66. Dak., once : TERR
67. Kind of fund : SLUSH
68. Quod ___ faciendum : ERAT
1. Bric-a-___ : BRAC
2. Oberlin locale : OHIO
3. 1869 Minkus ballet : DONQUIXOTE
4. River's end : ESTUARY
5. Important school mo. : SEPT
6. ___-à-porter (ready-to-wear) : PRET
7. Highly collectible lithographer : ERTE
8. Neither's partner : NOR
9. "Star Wars" characters : DROIDS
10. Amount Santa carries : SACKFUL
11. Like some textbook publishing : ELHI
12. Party centerpiece : CAKE
13. Peter, e.g. : TSAR
19. Misgiving : UNEASE
21. Cause that NOW championed : ERA
25. Decorative pitchers : EWERS
26. "Le Déjeuner sur l'herbe" painter : MANET
27. ___ chi ch'uan : TAI
28. Forbidden-question asker, in "Lohengrin" : ELSA
29. Rear : STERN
31. 1892 Tchaikovsky ballet, with "The" : NUTCRACKER
32. With all one's might : AMAIN
33. Some fine porcelain : SPODE
36. Hodgepodge : OLIO
39. Hawn of Hollywood : GOLDIE
40. "Le ___ des cygnes" : LAC
43. Stock up on again : REORDER
45. Halo : AUREOLE
47. Longs (for) : YEARNS
49. Check : TAB
52. 80's-90's hip-hop star : ICET
53. Wait : BIDE
54. Technician: Abbr. : ENGR
55. Blue, in Bonn : BLAU
56. Shakespeare title starter : ALLS
57. Reckless : RASH
58. It parallels a radius : ULNA
59. 90 degrees : EAST
61. Mud ___ : EEL

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